Spaghetti with cherry tomato and fresh basil pesto

cherry tomato linguineSpaghetti with cherry tomato and fresh basil pesto: One of the joys of cooking fresh pasta is that it takes only a few minutes and the Italians like to serve their pastas as fresh as possible. So here is a refreshing spaghetti dish that you can bring to your table in quickly.

ingredients for spaghetti with cherry tomato and fresh basil pesto – Serves 2

  • 8.81 oz (250 grams) The Big Dream Factory spaghetti
  • 6 cherry tomatoes, sliced into 1/4’s
  • 6 large leaves of fresh basil, roughly chopped
  • 1 medium clove garlic, crushed and finely chopped
  • 1 level teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 level teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 2 – 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

spaghetti with cherry tomato and fresh basil pesto

  1. Bring a large saucepan of lightly salted water to a rolling boil
  2. Meanwhile, in a large bowl add all the other ingredients and mix well.
  3. When the pasta is cooked, it will float to the top, test it for doneness then lift if from the water into the bowl with all the goodies in.
  4. Toss gently and serve.
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